Symposium. Translated (and with an Introduction) by Tom Griffith.

(Libanus Press.) PLATO.

Symposium. Translated (and with an Introduction) by Tom Griffith.

(Greek and English text in parallel).

Description: ONE OF 40 COPIES (from an edition of 355 copies), this copy out of series and marked 'translator's presentation copy' (but not signed), printed on Velin d'Arches rag paper in 12pt Antigone and 12pt Lutetia signed by the translator and artist, 53 ornaments and illustrations printed in grey by Peter Forster, ff. [72], imperial 8vo, original full grey morocco, the upper board with Greek text in blind, backstrip lettered in gilt and a little browned, t.e.g., a couple of very faint spots to fore-edge, tail edge untrimmed [With:] GRIFFITH (Tom) and Michael MITCHELL. All Greek to Me. A collection of Essays....describing the making of Libanus Press' 'Symposium'; printed and bound for the copies of the special edition. Marlborough, Wiltshire.1986, [ONE OF 40 COPIES] printed on Velin d'Arches rag paper in 12pt. Monotype Lutetia types, 5 wood-engraved ornaments by Peter Forster and chapter-titles, all printed in grey, ff.[10], imp.8vo., original quarter grey morocco matching its companion volume, backstrip gilt lettered and uniformly browned, pale grey boards, t.e.g., tail edges untrimmed, together in their matching plain board slipcase, very good

Publication Details: Marlborough: Libanus Press, 1986

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Price: £300

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1986

Stock Number: 65329

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